The Interpretation of Cultures: Selected Essays
In The Interpretation of Cultures, the most original anthropologist of his generation moved far beyond the traditional confines of his discipline to develop an important new concept of culture. This groundbreaking book, winner of the 1974 Sorokin Award of the American Sociological Association, helped define for an entire generation of anthropologists what their field is ultimately about.
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Review: The Interpretation of CulturesUser Review - Arda Aghazarian - Goodreads
From the precis notes: Geertz is critical not just of detached methods of interpretation, but also of the technical, left-brain assumptions of what culture is and of how people pick up behavior from ... Read full review
Review: The Interpretation of CulturesUser Review - Lasse Blond - Goodreads
The essays "Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture" and "Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight" will remain classics within anthropology and ethnography. Read full review